Why is the Church so dead set on going against the word ? Mainly this is seen in the politics of the Church. And should the Church even be involved in this arena? I call to mind God’s warning in the book of I Samuel where Israel wanted a king over them like everyone else. The people had rejected the reign of God and wanted to be reigned over by a king so God sent a warning by Samuel to the people and told them what the king would do to them. But they still wanted their king. God also warned as the king would take all from them they would cry out to Him but he would not harken to their voice. This king today in America is government. It steals from the people and makes slaves of them but they continue to want this government over them placing their faith in man and not God.
In Jeremiah 17 God goes on to say, “Cursed be the man that trusteth in man, and maketh flesh his arm…Blessed is the man that trusteth in the Lord, and whose hope the Lord is.”
There is a lot of controversy over Romans chapter 13 as to obeying Government. Some of the arguments I hear for not obeying make little to no sense. That is not to say you should bow down before the almighty Government, but let’s look at some of the arguments out there. And I will start with my favorite; public prayer.
As the Government uses freedom of religion to prohibit public prayer the Church has taken it upon itself to fight for the right to have it as they think of this as an attack on Christianity. But is it? Let’s look at what Christ has said about it.
ST. MATTHEW 6
5 And when thou prayest, thou shalt not be as the hypocrites are: for they love to pray standing in the synagogues and in the corners of the streets, that they may be seen of men. Verily I say unto you, they have their reward.
6 But thou, when thou prayest, enter into thy closet, and when thou hast shut thy door, pray to thy Father which is in secret; and thy Father which seeth in secret shall reward thee openly.
It appears that Christ was against public prayer. These were His words ,”shalt not”. Praying in ones closet even makes it impossible to remove prayer from school. So I ask, where has the Government went against the word of God here? And is this not a case where the Government should be obeyed?
There is also a call to have the Bible taught in school and, as I will point out, it is so hard to find a Church that teaches it as it should. If the pastors are unable, or unwilling, to teach what Christ says is there a chance that the schools will do a better job. How many parents in a country where we have freedom of religion would really want practicing Wiccans teaching their children the Bible? Or even someone of a different Christian sect that teaches a different Jesus? I would think the parents would want to teach it themselves or even just let the child read it for themselves. I am sure there are those who will say they need a teacher so let’s again go to the word.
ST. JOHN 14
26 But the Comforter, which is the Holy ghost, whom the Father will send in my name, he shall teach you all things, and bring all things to your remembrance, whatsoever I have said unto you.
1 JOHN 2
27 But the anointing which ye have received of him abideth in you, and ye need not that any man teach you: but as the same anointing teacheth you of all things, and is truth, and is no lie, and even as it hath taught you, ye shall abide in him.
While we are in 1 John 2 let’s look at another verse of interest. Verse 22, which states, “Who is a liar but he that denieth that Jesus is the Christ? He is antichrist, that denieth the Father and the son.” In light of this and the fact that the Church seems to be, or so it says, against antichrist would this not make the term Judo-Christianity a contradiction in terms? And what about the new Chrislam? Why do the people of God allow themselves to be so easily led into the lies of the Church? What do they have against Christ?
Now we have the Government running around removing the 10 Commandments from public buildings and Christianity running around trying to put them back up. Why has the Church taken it upon itself to put us all back under the law? Why deny the Grace of God through the finished work of Christ?
10 For as many as are of the works of the law are under the curse: for it is written, Cursed is everyone that continueth not in all things which are written in the book of the law to do them.
11 But that no man is justified by the law in the sight of God, it is evident: for, The just shall live by faith.
12 And the law is not of faith: but, The man that doeth them shall live in them.
13 Christ has redeemed us from the curse of the law, being made a curse for us: for it is written, Cursed is everyone that hangeth on a tree.
28 Now we, brethren, as Isaac was, are the children of promise.
29 But as then he that was born after the flesh persecuted him that was born after the spirit, even so it is now.
30 Nevertheless what saith the scripture? Cast out the bondwoman and her son: for the son of the bondwoman shall not be heir with the son of the freewoman.
31 So then, brethren, we are not children of the bondwoman, but of the free
1 STAND fast therefore in the liberty wherewith Christ hath made us free, and not be entangled again with the yoke of bondage.
8 For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves: it is the gift of God:
9 Not of works, lest any man should boast.
In Revelation 17 it speaks of this faux religious system that will spring up and chapter 18 warns to come out of her so as not to be partaker of her sins and receive of her plagues. As I see the Government go after the Churches I have to wonder if this is not the government fulfilling the will of God.